Meryl Streep Channels Her Rock Goddess For ‘Ricki and the Flash’


It is said that Academy Award winner Meryl Streep can play just about anybody with her acting prowess, and for her latest film, ‘Ricki and the Flash’–Streep plays a rock singer and guitarist. New images from the film have been released, showing a very different side of Streep with braids, a guitar and even a leather jacket.

The official summary reads: “Three-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar®-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy Ricki and the Flash. In a film loaded with music and live performance, Streep stars as Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, but is now returning home to make things right with her family.”